Minimum Security Inmate Walks Away From Mariposa Co. Conservation CampA search is on for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from a conservation camp in Mariposa County early Friday morning.
New Evacuations For Ferguson Fire, Now 30,493 Acres A new mandatory evacuation has been issued for Old Yosemite Road due to the Ferguson Fire, according to officials.
Firefighter Killed While Fighting Ferguson Fire Near YosemiteBraden Varney, a Heavy Fire Equipment Operator, died while battling the Ferguson Fire. The fire started Friday night and is 130 acres.
Detwiler Fire Slows As Residents Try To RecoverThe aggressive wildfire sweeping through the Sierra Nevada foothills covered with dense brush and dead trees has destroyed 60 homes and 64 other buildings. It spared Mariposa, a historic Gold Rush-era town but burned homes nearby.
Wildfire Forces Evacuation Of Central Valley AreaA small wildfire in Central California has triggered the evacuation of numerous homes in a rural area 50 miles north of Fresno.
Mariposa Bike Park Finalist For $100,000 Bell Helmets GrantA Mariposa biking trail is a finalist for a Bell helmets Bell Built $100,000 trail-building grant. The winner is determined by public voting. Click here to cast your vote.
Fast-Moving Fire East Of Mariposa Forces EvacuationsA fast-moving wildfire east of Mariposa has forced evacuations of in the Ponderosa Basin area Friday afternoon.
Hundreds Evacuated Due To Fire Near Mariposa Allowed To Return HomeHundreds of Northern California residents were allowed to return to their homes, as crews aided by lower temperatures and higher humidity made progress Wednesday against a wildfire near a main route into Yosemite National Park, a fire official said.
Scores Of Additional Homes Evacuated From Path Of Wildfire In Sierra FoothillsScores of additional homes have been evacuated and hundreds more firefighters called in, as a wildfire near the main route into Yosemite National Park in the Sierra foothills shows no signs of abating, a state fire official said on Tuesday.
Police Nab 3 Suspects In Mariposa Museum Gold Nugget HeistAuthorities nabbed three men accused of stealing an estimated $2 million in precious gems and gold from a Central Valley museum in September.